From Vassal
Publisher Game Designers Workshop Era WWII
Year 1978 Topic Pacific Theater
Players 2 to 2 Scale Operational
Length 120

Files and Module Information

Filename Filetype Size Date Compatibility Developer Other Contributors
GDW_1942_0.1.vmod Initial 1942 game with Ty Bomba's 1948 rules and counters included 10.74 MB 2024-05-29 3.7 Del

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"Japan's Opening Moves in the Pacific - The simultaneous operations against Malaya, Java, and the Philippines." Map hexes are 85 nautical miles across, each turn equals one half a month, and units are brigade through regiment scale.

One of GDW's Series 120 games, a line of introductory wargames spanning various historical eras. The games in the series had 120 counters and were supposed to be playable in 120 minutes or less, hence the name.

Republished in Command Magazine Japan #57 in 2004, along with Minsk '41.

Republished by Compass Games (on back order):

See also:

Ty Bomba has also provided rules and counters for a 1948 scenario with Germany vs Japan.

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